The American River Current

Challenges for DSPS students discussed at College Hour

Emily Thompson

December 7, 2015

American River College hosted a College Hour on Thursday featuring a panel of students from Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) to talk to other students about the struggles they have faced in their lives. DSPS is a program on campus for disabled students. Panelists said that disabled students ...

English professor presents her novel at college hour

Emily Thompson

October 30, 2015

American River College adjunct English professor Erika Mailman talked about the writing process for her book “Haunted: The Arnaud Legacy” and read some scenes from her story at Thursday’s college hour. Mailman wrote the book under her pen name Lynn Carthage.  She is taking this semester off from...

ARC holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for expanded Student Services building

(Left to right) President Thomas Greene, Los Rios trustee Deborah Ortiz, Chancellor Brian King, Los Rios trustee Pamela Haynes cut the ribbon offically opening the new Student Services building. The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015. (Photo by: Ashley Nanfria)

Jordan Schauberger

October 23, 2015

American River College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Services building with a ceremony Thursday. The west side of the building underwent a 14-month, 5,500-square-feet remodeling from April 2014 through this summer. The Assessment Center, CalWORKs, Disabled Students Pr...

Campus activities promoted at Halloween-themed Club Day

Funeral services education booth featured pumkins carved by members and candles for sale to students. The

Emily Thompson

October 23, 2015

All the clubs at American River College got together in front of the Student Center on Thursday for a “Haunted Harvest” themed Club Day. Clubs decorated their booths and the quad with Halloween decorations. Games such as musical chairs and a Halloween costume fashion contest hosted by the ...

Opinion: Everyone who can should donate blood

Four out of every 10 people in the United States are able to donate blood, yet only one in 10 actually does. (Photo by Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

October 19, 2015

By Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria When someone in the United States is in need of a blood transfusion every two seconds, everyone who can needs to give blood. A little needle is nothing compared with saving a life. Blood helps to save the lives of accident and burn patients, premature infants...

Gender inequality discussed at college hour

Emily Thompson

October 12, 2015

In the developing world there is an extreme inequality between men and women when it comes to education, health care and rates of domestic violence. In an honors reads college hour Thursday, American River College political science professor Alana Jeydel discussed the novel “The Underground Girls of ...

ARC students help save lives

Students who have signed up for the blood drive wait before getting called on to go inside the bus. The Blood drive took place on campus at ARC on Sept. 29th. Photo By: Ashley Nanfria

Emily Thompson

October 2, 2015

Blood Source came to American River College on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 in hopes of getting students to save lives by donating blood. Blood Source is a full service blood bank that caters to 40 hospitals throughout the Central and Northern California area. The blood drive is sponsored by the ARC He...

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